March Festivals & Concerts

It’s concert season with our first series of performances this week! We begin with an SCSBOA Music Festival at Littlerock High School on Friday, March 10th featuring our Symphonic Band & Symphony Orchestra. Students will be on their own for lunch so bring cash to buy food or a sack lunch. Please check the schedule below for details. The following day, Saturday March 11th, the Indoor Drumline will perform in their first DAC Drumline competition at Los Amigos High School in Fountain Valley. In addition to the premiere of their show, Drawn, a number of our students will be featured playing solos and chamber music. We hope you will join us as we showcase the many talents of our Drumline!



Instrumental Music Concert March 17th

On Friday  March 17th (St. Patrick’s Day) at 7pm, we will have our first Instrumental Music Concert of 2017! The event features our Symphonic Band and Symphony Orchestra. The event will be held in the school auditorium. Tickets are $5 at the door. We hope you will join us for what will be a spectacular evening!



March 10th SCSBOA Festival Schedule at Littlerock HS

  • 9:00am Load Truck (Select members of band & orchestra)
  • 10:30am Bus Departs from NHHS to Littlerock HS
  • 1:00pm Symphony Orchestra Warm up time
  • 1:30pm Symphony Orchestra Performs
  • 2:00pm Symphony Orchestra Sight Reading Clinic
  • 3:30pm Symphonic Band Warm up time
  • 4:00pm Symphonic Band Performs
  • 4:30pm Symphonic Band Sight Reading Clinic
  • 5:15pm Load Truck
  • 5:45pm Bus Departs from Littlerock to NHHS
  • 7:00pm Student unload truck
  • 7:30pm Estimated dismissal time for everyone except Drumline
  • 7:30pm Drumline loads truck
  • 8:30pm Drumline estimated dismissal time


March 11th Drumline Competition Schedule
  • 7:30am Call Time
  • 8:00am Bus Departs from NHHS to Fountain Valley
  • 9:40am Solo Performances being
  • 1:40pm Drumline performs
  • 3:00pm Award Ceremony
  • 3:30pm Bus Departs Fountain Valley for NHHS
  • 5:00pm Unload truck
  • 5:30pm Estimated Dismissal Time


Concert Dress Attire:

Symphonic Band:
Boys – Black slacks, socks, & dress shoes with a white long sleeve dress shirt & black or dark colored long tie

Girls – Black long dress (no spaghetti straps or strapless)
Black dress shoes, dark socks or stockings recommended
or 
Black or white blouse
Black dress pants
Black dress shoes, dark socks or stockings recommended

Orchestra:
Boys – Same as band but add a black suit jacket
Girls – Same as band



Parent Support

BIG thanks to Joe Cocita & Donald Doyle for signing up to rent & drive the truck to our spring events! You guys ROCK! I am so grateful to have such supportive parents helping us out! There will be more opportunities to help including our spring Sees’ Candies fundraiser as well as the highly anticipated CBS Swing Night on May 13th!



Student Recognitions

We have our first college acceptance of the year. A big congrats to Assistant Drum Major, David Morales for early acceptance to UC Berkeley! In addition, David also won a spot on the 2017 Vanguard Cadets Drum & Bugle Corps. Congrats David, you make us proud! The Vanguard Cadets is a world renown Drum & Bugle Core but attending the program isn’t cheap! If interested in helping David with his Vanguard Tour Fees, Click below to visit his Go Fund Me Page!


Coming Up!

  • Friday March 17th @7pm • Instrumental Music Concert featuring the Symphonic Band & Symphony Orchestra
  • Saturday March 25 DAC Drumline Competition at Los Amigos HS in Fountain Valley, Ca
  • Friday April 21st @7pm • Chamber Music Concert
  • Saturday April 22nd • Jazz Blues & Beyond Festival featuring the NHHS Jazz Band


Words of Wisdom 

“Be careful with words because once they are said, they can only be forgiven but not forgotten.” – Unknown

“Strong people don’t put others down… They lift them up”
– Michael Watson

To play a wrong note is insignificant; to play without passion is inexcusable.”
-Ludwig Van Beethoven

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